Friday, January 20, 2017

Because Pretty Much Everything That Hits This Overly Fragile Economic Operating System...

...Will cause it catastrophic costs. Made even more catastrophic because of all of the finger pointing (as always) on who's ultimately going to foot the bill (from Digg):


In four scenarios envisaging the economic impact of a solar storm, the mildest triggers a daily loss to the US economy of $6.2 billion, or 15 percent of daily output; the worst case sees a cost of $41.5 billion, wiping out every dollar the world’s largest economy generates each day.